Baltimore Needs More Poetry and Activism

My biggest fear used to be dying and not being remembered. When I was little, I used to think that no one would notice...

Tuning Out: Why I will not Watch the Oscars

"The Academy has a problem. It's a problem that needs to be solved...For 20 opportunities to celebrate actors of color, actresses of color, to...

Beyond Jail

This week, Rep. Robert Scott (D-Va.), Dr. Iva Carruthers, our colleagues from state and local government and other concerned people from our community participated...

Too Much Doubt to Execute Troy: An Appeal for Justice

Last week’s court order to execute Troy Davis on the 21st of this month represents the very worst flaw in our criminal justice system:...

SOMETHING’S WRONG WITH THIS!

TriceEdney-–One of my good friends who is a White male often says, “If you want to get a job done, give it to a...

A Tale of Two Selfies

Donald Trump and his mob of supporters continue to show they're happiest when wallowing in the cesspool of human behavior. Who would have thought...

A Dream Both Realized and Deferred

If one were to look up “tenacity” in a dictionary, one might well simply search for logo of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, or a...

The Maxine Waters Story

This much is clear: Mad Maxine Waters’ cronyism of color can’t be whitewashed, no matter how long Washington stalls – Waters critic Michelle Malkin Serious...

Marc Morial…The State of Black America 2010: Responding to the Jobs Crisis

(NNPA) – This week, the National Urban League released the 34th edition of the State of Black America, our annual assessment of the economic...

A Bowser Ally Responds To AFRO Article

I want to provide a perspective that was missing from James Wright’s June 24th article on Mayor Bowser and her first six months in...

The Creation Myth of the United States

I have a story to tell you .  .  . one pulled out of an old trunk. . . from corners of our collective...

BLURRED LINES

TriceEdney – On 7/26/48, President Harry Truman signed Executive Order 9981 which effectively led to the eventual desegregation of the military. There’re many who laud...